Rotavirus cases in Gizo rise

WITH the ongoing water shortage in Gizo in the aftermath of the dry season, Waterborne diseases (WBDs), especially diarrhea, have struck Gizo communities recently. Since the past few weeks ago, Gizo Hospital Outpatient Department continued to receive an increasing number of diarrhea cases from Gizo communities.  Those affected are from all age groups, including children.…

PM briefed on SPBD Microfinance (SI)

PRIME Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, was yesterday briefed on the work of the South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) Microfinance (SI) Ltd in supporting local young girls, women and families in Solomon Islands. SPBD founder and chair, Gregory Casagrande, is in the country on an official trip to meet with clients, workers and key dignitaries, including Prime…

MARA pursues High Court case

NEW information has surfaced regarding the case filed in the High Court by former Malaita Premier, Daniel Suidani, against the decision of the Malaita Provincial Speaker. Mr Suidani has sought a high court review of the action of the Speaker in allowing the assembly to vote on the revised 2022-2023 Budget without being tabled as…

Solomon Airlines re-launches flysolomons Magazine

SOLOMON Airlines has re-launched its in-flight magazine, flysolomons which features inspirational stories and high-quality imagery of the country. The flysolomons magazine will be distributed to businesses and the Solomon Airlines national carriers and domestic carriers. Publisher, Justin Jamieson, from the Grin Creative said he is excited to bring some creativity, higher quality imagery and some…

GOVT TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT TOURISM

The National Government will continue to pursue its policies to increase unique tourism products and offerings by facilitating and supporting the development of the infrastructures relating to tourism. Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare made the remark during the commemoration of the ‘Annual 2023 Tourism in Focus.’ PM Sogavare acknowledged that the country’s pristine environment and…

CANDIDATE SECRECY

Auki camps tighten lid on Premier candidate as political wrangling continues head of Friday’s election MALAITA Province is in search of a new Premier. It follows the ousting of Daniel Suidani who was thrown out as Premier in a no confidence motion in Auki on Tuesday. Despite the on-going political wrangling, Auki township remains calm…